42 - Tricia Principe
Tricia Principe
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich.
High School: Mattawan
Position: G/F

College: 2008-09: Selected as team's Hardest Worker Award recipient ... Played in 27 games ... Finished with 85 points, 43 rebounds and 26 assists ... Tallied a season-high 13 points against Marygrove (12/29) ... Scored her first collegiate point at Lewis (11/25) ... Made 16 of 44 (.364) three-point field goal attempts ... Had five points or more in seven contests ... Played a total of 291 minutes ... Sank seven of nine free throw tries ... Also had nine steals.

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Mattawan High School ... Averaged 22 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and two assists per game as a senior ... Honored as Associated Press Class A All-State pick and twice named Kalamazoo Gazette Class A/B Player of the Year (Captain) ... Attained Detroit Free Press, BCAM Detroit News and Associated Press All-State accolades ... Three-time All-State honoree ... Scored 19.1 points per game and hauled down 8.1 rebounds per outing in 2006 while earning Detroit Free Press All-State laurels ... Honored as team MVP Award recipient ... Served as a team captain ... Helped team to a 14-7 overall record as a junior ... Coached by Troy Wright ... Helped Wildcats to a Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference Division Championship ... Received Detroit Free Press Fifth Team All-State recognition as a sophomore (2005) by averaging 15.1 points and 6.4 boards per game ... Three-time all-conference first team pick ... Academic all-state performer.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Beth Principe of Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Born 5/14/90 in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Enjoys drawing, reading and working out ... Majoring in graphic design ... National Honor Society member ... Her father, Mark, competed in basketball at Grand Valley State while her brother, Bryan, was a cross country/track runner for the Lakers ... Both parents are teachers.

The Principe File:

If your room was on fire, what would you save?

Pictures & artwork
What do people make fun of you for?
Going to bed early (before 9 p.m.)
If you could be on a magazine cover, which one would it be?
Sports Illustrated
What is your favorite restaurant?
Olive Garden
If you could be on any game show, what would it be?
Who Wants to be a Millionaire
What did you dream of becoming when you were a child?
A pro basketball player
What is your favorite place to shop?
Kohl's & Finish Line

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